Banks Music Publications

About Us

Established in 1972 by Ramsay Silver (1931 – 1996), Banks Music Publications is one of the UK’s best known independent choral publishers and suppliers.

Our office is in a converted granary on the outskirts of the village of Hovingham, thirty miles North East of York. From this base we supply choral, organ and a small amount of solo songs and instrumental music to customers all over the world. We specialise in publishing choral music, in particular music by contemporary British composers.

Since taking over the business in February 2014, Rosemary and David Goodwin have created a new choral series, the Genesis Choral Library that showcases the music of young composers such as Russell Hepplewhite, Thomas Hewitt Jones and Alex Patterson as well as more established composers like Christopher Gunning and David Blackwell. In addition to our own catalogues we provide a print-to-order service for out of print choral titles for other publishers, including Faber & Alfred.


We are delighted to be able to announce at this Virtual Choral Leaders’ Festival that we have just launched a new choral series – the Kassian Choral Series – highlighting the work of contemporary female composers. The series is in its infancy, but we are thrilled to introduce the first three titles:

The series will include titles for mixed voices and male voices as well as upper voices and all titles will be available as downloads as well as printed copies.

Repertoire Reading Resources

We have submitted a number of titles for the repertoire reading resource section. They are as follows:

We are pleased to be able to offer 15% discount for purchases of these titles. This offer will run until 30th September 2020 and does not apply to download licenses.
Please use offer code ABCDREP at checkout.

New Choral Titles for Christmas

We are also offering 10% discount off all other music published by Banks Music Publications (not exclusive to choral music) for the same period.
Please use offer code ABCD2020 at checkout.

For more news, information and offers, please visit our website.
We have a designated abcd choral leaders’ festival page that we will leave in place until the end of september: